WISH LIST FISH: YAMAME

Ichiro Takeuchi of Japanese fly fishing streetwear brand Shaku Hunter (shaku-hunter.com) tells us about his native fish and the fabled “shaku” length all yamame anglers are after. WHAT

LIFE CHANGING ANTS – FLUFF

In an excerpt from his new book, The Feather Mechanic II: Beyond the Pattern, Gordon van der Spuy dives deep into the delicious versatility of an ant fly

CHAMOIS DRIES

Besides snowshoe making its regular appearance in fly posts on social media, we also spotted beautiful, buggy caddis flies tied with chamois hair on Instagram

BEETLE MANIA – SBS VIDEO

Beetles are fascinating creatures. They have been a favourite since childhood with Rhino beetles the size of two thumbs popping up in our garden quite

SNOWSHOE CARAMEL

Snowshoe is not regular in South Africa. I was introduced to this funky dry fly material via Instagram (the platform may have its pros and

FAST FLIES

We’re loving this new video series on Youtube from Gordon van der Spuy (aka The Feather Mechanic), one of South Africa’s best fly tiers and

GO BIG OR GO HOME…

I dig fishing big dry flies with long ‘legs’ or rubber appendages for extra movement. The bigger flies are more buoyant and therefore also highly

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